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Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
sizes are searching for ways to cope with this law, and the easiest way to avoid paying these expenses is to hire more temps. see, to qualify for health care coverage under the affordable care act, they have to work for 12 months. they are more likely to hire temp employees. you will try to have fewer than 50 full-time employees so you don't have to rely on obama care. and small businesses aren't alone in not wanting to cover health care costs. if you are a larger business, you'll be much more likely to hire temporary workers rather than full-time employees to avoid paying more for health insurance. even though obama care only kicks in starting in 2014, did you know companies need to start making these adjustments now? because the law has what's known as a 12-month look back or measuring period for the purposes of figuring out how much each company will be on the book for. that means 2013 is going to be a great year for the temporary staffing business. the question is, how do you play it? commercial staffing companies that connect companies with lower skilled workers, companies like tr
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm EST
to acquire fortune brands would have to be done later in the year because of arcane tax laws. that's the caveat. still, the timing. we are now witnessing a fabulous housing rebound, something i've been talking about a lot lately because of it's incredible staying power. we're not going back to the days of the housing bubble. but new household formation exploded in 2012, to a million new households and there is still pent up demand for homes that can give us multiple years of upside. now housing starts are on the rise in a big way. take a look at this chart. look how far we can go, for heaven's sake. housing starts going back to 1989. see the huge uptick in 2004? i wouldn't be proposing this marriage if 2013 wouldn't be better. we're right at the beginning of a cycle that masco and fortune brands benefit from in a major way. you need paint and insulation, masco makes that. you need doors and windows and locks. the same is true if you want to sell your old home. the easiest way to fix it up is to remodel with new installations. with housing prices rising across the country, now is th
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